Dog Mayor Is Elected Head Of California Town

Finally, Dog Mayor Is a Politician All Voters Can Support All hail the Dog Mayor! Maximus Mighty Dog Mueller II is now the mayor of Idyllwild, California. You can just call him, “Mayor Max.”  Mayor Max has also been joined by Deputy Mayor Mikey, and Deputy Mayor Mitzi Like any practical, ambitious politician he has accepted campaign donations. In this case, the money is going to help rescue animals. KMIR-TV has His Honor’s story. Just like any successful politician, Mayor

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Reporter Interrupts Facebook Live Report To Save Therapy Dog From Hurricane Florence Flooding

Hurricane Florence flooding presented a big challenge TV reporter Julie Wilson. She was focused on her Facebook Live streaming report in New Bern, North Carolina. Wilson was doing a very good job describing all the dangers surrounding her as the flood waters continued to rise. But when she came across a woman determined to save her daughter’s therapy dog, she immediately shifted to what was most important–saving the dog. Julie Wilson, a reporter for WTVD, helps save a dog when

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Why You Should Hire My Dog As Your Next Commencement Speaker

An opportunity has been missed. In this Graduation Season I see a long list of celebrities, politicians, and business giants asked to give commencement speeches. I watch. Looking to be impressed. Instead, I’m left with the feeling that once you get past the famous name, there’s often something missing. The feeling that, well, My dog could do better. So, graduates of the Class of 2018, let me fill in the blanks where perhaps your commencement speaker left you wanting. I

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Rescue Dog Becomes Best Friends With Man With Dementia

You won’t find this treatment for dementia in the medical books. Yet, there is no question that a little rescue dog is making a huge difference in the life of Mandy Looney‘s father. When a matted, beat up dog came into the Michigan Humane Society, Looney decided to foster him. His name is Louis. Once the shelter rescued him from the streets and cleaned him up, it became apparent that Louis had some behavior issues.  He was going to need

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High Tech Glasses Let Blind Woman See Her Guide Dog For First Time

High tech glasses are making big wishes come true for Mary Sedgwick. She has a condition called bilateral optic neuritis and has been legally blind since 2003. She was in medical school when she was diagnosed and her condition led her to realize she couldn’t become a doctor like she’d always dreamed. Fox5 reports these new glasses have a high-speed and high-definition camera that shows the user what’s before them on two, near-to-the eye displays. The first thing Sedgwick wanted

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Dog Has Operation For Cancer; Shocked Vet Finds Remains Of Stuffed Teddy Bears

Everyone loves teddy bears. Apparently, a dog in England loves them a little too much. The BBC reports a St. Bernard named, Maisy, was looking quite sick so her humans took her to the vet. An scan showed what looked like a mass throughout her abdomen. No doubt is was cancer and doctors would have to operate. During an operation to remove the spleen, Dr. Nick Blackburn found the soft toys in her stomach. Dr. Blackburn said “this was not

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Herd Of Goats Saved By Hero Dog Who Refused To Evacuate During California Fires

A herd of goats and some very grateful, awestruck humans are celebrating one awesome dog today. Rolando Tembo Hendel shares on his Facebook page the harrowing story of his family’s escape from the California wildfires. As the Tubbs Fire threatened their home, the family loaded up their dog and cats, minus one. Odin, their devoted Great Pyrenees, refused to leave the herd of goats. Hendel says on a regular night it is nearly impossible to separate Odie from the herd.

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Dog Stranded By California Wildfire Waits For Her Family By Burned Out Home

Dog. Just save my dog. I can only imagine the heartache of one California family as they had to flee for their lives during the wildfires that have engulfed the wine country. ABC News reports the Weaver family of Santa Rosa faced broken hearts as they had moments to evacuate last week. They grabbed their beloved Bernese Mountain dog, Izzy, but in the chaos and confusion, the 9-year-old dog bolted. With flames licking their house, the Weavers had no choice

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HVAC Company Saves The Day Cooling Off Service Dogs In Training

It’s not easy work growing up to be service dogs who enhance the lives of special people. The pups being raised at Canine Assistants in Atlanta know that. So do the humans who are training them to do their important work. The folks at CA became concerned recently when one of their buildings wasn’t staying cool enough. The Puppy Barn, in particular, had been warmer than normal this summer. Canine Assistants team members were doing what they could to keep

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Shelter Dog Scheduled To Die Because He Was Too Energetic Now Saving Lives After Hurricane Harvey

He was a shelter dog who was scheduled to die. Now that same energy and his incredible spirit are helping to save lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Sacramento Bee reports that five years ago, “Rocket,” was sitting in a California shelter deemed, “too energetic” to be adopted. He was labeled to be euthanized. Not so fast. Some dedicated shelter workers knew that highly energetic dogs make for great rescue dogs. In 2012, they recommended Rocket as a

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